Tag: Erik Fresen

Florida House advances plan for statewide charter school authorizer

Florida lawmakers are looking to amend the state’s constitution to create a new, statewide body to oversee charter schools. The proposal cleared a state House panel this morning, and would need to be approved by voters if passed by the full Legislature. State lawmakers have previously tried to create statewide boards with[Read More…]

Lawmakers looking at nexus between high school sports and choice

Florida’s system for regulating high school sports has become a perennial issue in the state Legislature. This year some key lawmakers are looking at it from a new angle: Is the organization that governs high school athletics in the state prepared for a system in which students increasingly choose magnet programs, career academies, charters and other options[Read More…]